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MAR 2015

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COATINGSPRO MARCH 2015 19 N ACE International, the leading technical society for corrosion control profes- sionals in all industries and the publisher of CoatingsPro, is pleased to announce the slate of ofcers for the 2015–2016 term. Terms for the selected candidates will begin March 20, 2015, the day following the close of the NACE Annual Conference and Exposition, CORROSION 2015, in Dallas, Texas. Te ofcers shall be as follows: President James E. (Jim) Feather, Vice President Alexander I. (Sandy) Williamson, and Treasurer D. Terry Greenfeld. About the Officers James E. Feather, retired, senior engineering advisor, technolog y program leader for Ex xonMobil Research & Engineering (Fairfax, Virginia, USA), will ser ve as president of NACE for the 2015–2016 term. A member of NACE since 1978, Feather ser ved as vice president for the 2014–2015 term. He ser ved on the board of directors from 2010 –2013 as Technical and Research Activities Committee director (chair) with active involvement in the development of the NACE International Strategic Plan 2013–2018. Prior to his ser ving on the board, Feather ser ved as chair (2005–2007) and vice chair (2003– 2005) of the Technical Coordination Committee. Feather has ser ved in various capacities ranging from member to chair of not only the Annual Conference Program Committee, which oversees the technical program for NACE's annual conference, but numer- ous technical committees over the years. He has authored or coauthored several papers on the refiner y process and, most notably, one that became the basis for parts of the NACE Refining Corrosion Course. He received the 2004 Distinguished Ser vice Award from NACE. His Bachelor of Science degree in metallurg y and materi- als science was obtained from the Carnegie-Mellon University. A lexander I. Williamson, president and principal engineer, Ammonite Corrosion Engineering Inc. (Calgary, A lberta, Canada) will serve as vice president of NACE for the 2015–2016 term. Williamson, better known as "Sandy," has been a member of NACE for 35 years. Most recently he served on the board of directors (2009–2012) as Northern Area director. He has also served most positions within the Calgary Section (1980–1983), Bluewater Section (1991–1996), and Northern Area, including conference chair or symposium chair of the annual Northern Area Western Conference (2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, and the upcoming 2015 conference). He has also held sympo- sium chair seats for the NACE Oil Sands Conferences since 2009. His volun- teerism didn't stop at the area level. He has held positions on the NACE Foundation and NACE Foundation of Canada since 2007 and has been a member of the NACE Audit Committee since 2011. Williamson has 33 years of oil and gas experience in corrosion, materials, and inspection roles onshore, ofshore, upstream, and downstream. He received the NACE Northern Area Outstanding Service Award (1996) and NACE Distinguished Service Award (2008). He has held a Professional Engineer, A lberta certi- fcation since 1984, and since 2011 he has been a NACE Refnery Corrosion Course instructor. He obtained his bachelor's degree in applied science from Queen's University in chemi- cal engineering. D. Terry Greenfeld, principal consul- tant, CorroMetrics Services, Inc. (Mobile, Alabama, USA), will begin his frst year as treasurer of NACE for the 2015–2016 term. Greenfeld has been a member of NACE since 1994 and has been actively involved within NACE since 1997 when he became a Coating Inspector Program (CIP) instructor. He served as chair and trustee of the Mobile Section and has served as vice chair, then chair of CIP, and vice chair of the Education Activities Committee. His technical service includes vice chair and chair of Specifc Technology Group 04 and chair of Task Group (TG) 402 and TG 340. Greenfeld has presented Coatings Asset Management Forums including presen- tations at numerous NACE conferences for more than eight years. He has also presented around the United States and internationally for NACE. In addition to his CIP instructor certifcation, Greenfeld holds an Ofshore Corrosion Assessment Training (O-CAT) Technical Certifcation and a Shipboard Corrosion Assessment Training (S-CAT) Technical Certifcation, and he is an instructor for NACE O-CAT, S-CAT, PCS, and CIP, including bridge, marine, and nuclear specialty courses. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida. CP NACE News NACE International Announces Ofcers for 2015–2016

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